Controller at Compeat

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Compeat is a fast paced, high growth software company with headquarters in Austin, TX that is looking for a high energy, experienced Controller. Reporting to the CFO, the Controller will be responsible for the company’s accounting practices, the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of financial reports. This position will oversee the timely monthly close of the General Ledger, consolidation and reporting of financial results, coordination of audits, and the development of and compliance to internal controls. Additionally, this position includes responsibility for all daily activities for and development of a team of employees. 

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the company's overall system of accounts, books and records on all company transactions and assets.
  • Collaborating, supporting and working to achieve the objectives of Compeat while proposing the most effective digital technologies to improve the team’s efficiency.
  • Acting proactively and thinking strategically, in anticipation of needs, and recognizing the wider business environment and dynamics to ensure the Accounting team is adding value to the organization’s goals.
  • Directing the daily activities and the career development of team members, including hiring, coaching, reviewing work, establishing goals and performance management of team members as required.
  • Managing the company’s daily cash flow.
  • Assisting with formulating the financial objectives and policies of the company and then prepare reports that outline the company's progress towards those objectives and financial position in terms of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and future operations.
  • Reviewing and documenting significant variances from budget and forecast.
  • Identifying potential risk areas for the business.
  • Ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local corporate, payroll, and other applicable taxes and regulations.
  • Ensuring accurate & timely financials are in compliance with US GAAP standards with adherence to the closing calendar. Identifies any areas of concern in financials for investigation & resolves.
  • Ensuring financial accounts are properly supported and reconciled.
  • Reviewing and ensuring timely completion of internal financials, bank financials and board packages.
  • Responsible for establishing and ensuring compliance to internal controls.
  • Reviewing and ensures accurate and timely computation and payment of payroll, commissions, and expenses.
  • Full coordination of audit and the gathering of required audit information, preparation of financial statements & footnotes, and preparation of tax accounts.
  • Interfacing with banks, casualty/liability insurance agent(s) and credit card companies.
  • Managing the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, fixed asset records, general & entity accounting, etc.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Strong and broad experience in accounting and ability to apply strong GAAP knowledge to business scenarios.
  • BS or BA in Accounting, CPA and/or a MBA is a plus.
  • 10 plus years of experience which will include a leadership position, SaaS experience strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years in software revenue recognition experience required, SaaS/subscription software revenue recognition a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage billings and collections cycle
  • A high level of initiative and drive, natural sense of ownership for projects and duties.
  • Communication skills for credibility at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work independently or in a team environment as situation necessitates.
  • Strong technical and computer skills (particularly NetSuite, SalesForce.com and Microsoft Office), including working with integrations between systems
  • Informal leadership qualities with ability to drive change effectively across functional areas.
  • Public accounting experience with experience supervising of an audit a plus.
  • Minimal, or no travel required.

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Location

Compeat is located in the Domain, close to Rock Rose in the Northside. We're surrounded by retail, hotels, and our passion, bars and restaurants!

An Insider's view of Compeat

What's something quirky about your company?

Half of our senior leadership is female, which is definitely an anomaly. I think the way this has affected the culture of Compeat is extremely positive, and the dynamic it creates feels very inclusive. On a personal level, to see this kind of representation at my company makes me really proud to be here and also inspires me.

Annabelle

Implementation and Training Consultant

What projects are you most excited about?

Currently I'm most excited about Improving the way our customers can order from their vendors. Our Restaurant back office features are battle tested and have been used for millions of hours, so finding ways to continuously improve that experience and bring customers joy, cost savings and efficiencies is very rewarding.

Ben

Senior Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started where lots of great people started at Compeat, in support. I was able to take more challenging projects and eventually worked my way to Technical Account Manager. Later, I was asked to move over to development, where I currently live as a database developer. Thanks to Compeat, I was able to grow and learn!

Derek

Database Developer

What makes someone successful on your team?

To be successful on the SDR team at Compeat you need to be hungry, outgoing, flexible and tactful. This is an amazing place to grow in a competitive team environment with top notch coaching.Being able to adapt and pivot in this industry is key. Here on the SDR team we are constantly looking for the BEST ways to WIN!

John (JP)

Sr, Sales Development Representative

What are Compeat Perks + Benefits

Compeat Benefits Overview

We’re restaurants peeps, and our industry pros enjoy Compeat for more than just the normal schedule (no more nights and weekends!). We offer a range of competitive benefits that keep our employees happy, healthy, and productive. Benefits include a variety of health insurance options, a generous monthly HSA contribution, a legendary 401k match, fitness subsidies, paid parental leave, sick leave, paid holidays and time off, and more. Our peer-to-peer recognition system fosters team collaboration and allows you to choose your own rewards.

At Compeat, we know our employees are the key to our success so we offer additional perks that support our fun and innovative culture. Our Culture Crew coordinates shuffleboard tournaments, weekly on-site massage therapy, organized community service opportunities, and even monthly in-house happy hours that are catered by our own talented former chefs and pastry artists. Employees enjoy kitchens stocked with snacks, cold beverages, and a state-of-the-art coffee and espresso bar.

Our offices spaces are large, mostly wall free, and decorated to inspire creativity and teamwork. The choice of formal or casual meeting spaces offers the right tone for every topic. And our casual dress code and dog friendly environment are sure to make Compeat the best place you have ever worked.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Culture Crew is a voluntary group of employees from all across the company who meet regularly to plan everything from our monthly birthday happy hours to our annual volunteer day.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
At Compeat, our senior leadership team benefits from a 50/50 gender split.
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Compeat employees can contribute up to $2,750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $9232 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers up to 100% of expenses for preventative care (elective).
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan is a co-pay for annual eye exams and covers up to $130 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Compeat offers competitive plans based on our employee's choice.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is available up to 5 times an employee's annual salary as elected by the employee.
Pet Insurance
We offer pet insurance through Nationwide.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Compeat provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match 30% on the employee's contribution.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Compeat offers dependent care FSA programs.
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Compeat hosts all-company volunteer days and several team outings through the year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Shuffle Board, Video Games, and other entertainment.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once a month to celebrate birthdays and at various times to celebrate wins and team accomplishments.
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Compeat's pet policy is dog friendly daily. Hang out with the coolest pups you've ever met.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Compeat offers the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Compeat hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
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